Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium & Safari Park Announces the Opening of the New Mining Experience!!!!
Visit Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium & Safari Park to experience a piece of the Wild West while panning for gold, gems, and fossils at our NEW Mining Experience! This interactive attraction is located beside the Scooter Ride in the Zoo’s Adventure Land area. The 15’ towering sluice oversees junior prospectors, each equipped with a discovery bag and sifting tray. Prospectors can dunk their mining trays to uncover gemstones such as rose quartz, peacock ore, or amethyst root, arrowheads, and fossils like shark’s teeth and dinosaur bones. With 3 different bags of mining rough available to purchase, Guests will discover gemstones from around the world!
This hands on educational activity allows guests of all ages to experience the mining process while learning all about the different gems and minerals they uncover. After the reveal of the gems, the prospectors get to take home what they find! See for yourself what treasures remain hidden!
As an USDA licensed, private institution, accredited by the Zoological Association of America (ZAA) and the Alliance of Marine Mammal Parks & Aquariums (AMMPA), Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium & Safari Park receives zero taxpayer funding. No tax dollars have ever been spent to build or operate Wildlife World in its nearly 32-year history.
Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium & Safari Park is located at 16501 W. Northern Ave., Litchfield Park, AZ (SE corner of state route 303 and northern Ave.) We’re open seven days a week, 365 days a year, including all holidays. Zoo exhibits are open from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (last zoo admission is at 5:00 p.m.) Aquarium exhibits are open from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Daytime admission includes access to the zoo, aquarium and safari park. Special reduced evening admission to Aquarium-Only is available after 5:00 p.m.
For more info: (623) 935-WILD (9453) or visit us on facebook, Instagram, on Twitter @ZooWildlife, and www.WildlifeWorld.com